A fate they fully deserved drew them to this inevitable decision and made them forget about all the things that had so recently happened to them. All this took place so that they might complete the one punishment lacking in their sufferings.
For a necessity, of which they were worthy, brought them to this end: and they lost the remembrance of those things which had happened, that their punishment might fill up what was wanting to their torments:
While the Egyptians were still mourning at the graves of their dead, they forgot why all this had happened, and they foolishly decided that the people they had begged to leave were runaways. So they chased after them. They were led into this as part of the punishment they deserved, so that they would suffer the rest of the torments they were due to receive.
For why worthy need led them to this end, and they lost remembering of these things, that had befallen, that punishing should (ful)fill those things, that failed of torments, [Forsooth there led them to that end worthy necessity, and of these things that had fallen, the mind thy lost, that that lacked of torments, punishing should fulfill,]
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